Failure To Provide Timely Scoliosis Treatment Is Impacting On Children’s Rights – Ombudsman For Children

“Ongoing delays and the failure by Government to adequately address the issue of access to Scoliosis treatment is impacting on the rights of children and young people in Ireland”, says Ombudsman for Children Dr Niall Muldoon. Niall was speaking following of the launch of the Ombudsman for Children’s Office report, Waiting on Scoliosis treatment; A […]

Updated RACE scheme to benefit Tipperary students sitting exams – Ombudsman for Children

The Ombudsman for Children’s Office, has welcomed the changes made by the State Examinations Commission to the Reasonable Accommodations at Certificate Examinations (RACE) Scheme. Changes to this scheme reflect directly the recommendations made by the Ombudsman for Children’s Office in a report published in June. Commenting on the changes made to the RACE scheme, Dr […]

Ombudsman for Children welcomes additional allocation of resource teacher support to children with Down Syndrome

The Ombudsman for Children, Dr. Niall Muldoon, has welcomed the recent announcement by Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O’Sullivan that additional resources will be allocated to schools as an interim measure to support children with Down syndrome. “I am delighted that the Minister for Education has introduced additional resources, as an interim measure, to […]